Changing your desktop background!

April 2018

The desktop background, also referred to as the desktop wallpaper, can be customized according to the needs and preferences of the user. It takes only a few minutes to change the desktop background for Windows. The wallpaper can be changed in one of two ways. The simplest method is to right-click the image and choose the option that will set it as the desktop background. It is also possible to change the desktop background by right-clicking the desktop window and selecting the properties option to change the settings through the Appearance Tab. The background can be set in tiles, stretched or center mode.
Desktop background is the image or wallpaper that is being used as the background on a computer screen. Wallpaper is the common term used for designating the graphical interface in Microsoft Windows.

Below are two suggested ways by which you can change your desktop background:

The most current and simplest way is to select and right-click on the picture you wish to set as your background. (Refer to below)

There are three ways to set your picture background described below:-

1. Tiles
2. Center
3. Stretched

To set your background as you wish, right-click on your desktop and select "Properties".
Below screenshot will open on new window.

Then select "Desktop". Here you can also choose to select your background and even browse pictures to be set as the background. Under position, you can choose to set your background as you wish it to appear (Tiles, Center, Stretched).
Published by jad05. Latest update on November 8, 2012 at 02:40 PM by Jeff.
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